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The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
No relationship: If you are getting kidney infections, there is another cause and kidney infections are serious, needing your doctor's attention immediately ...Read more
If I have kidney disease , and I have a very dry scalp, can I use apple cider vinegar, to help me ?
Sure: If your kidney disease upsets your stomach, the vinegar may make it worse. If you're expecting drinking the vinegar to help dry scalp, you're overly optimistic. Applying it topically might help -- your physician may have other suggestions. Apple cider vinegar is promoted as being good for everything, which itself should let you draw a reasonable conclusion. Still, it's interesting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why in the am am i lightheaded & dark urine? Blood work all normal today, inc. Kidneys - orthostatics normal, heart work up too. House very dry .. ?
Dehydration: Lightheaded spells should be correlated with blood pressure measurements lying, then when getting up, checking for drop. Dark urine may imply concentrated specimen due to dehydration. Perhaps first voided urine sample should be checked for specific gravity, etc. Try drinking couple glasses of water prior retiring at night. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers